BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Lighthouse Point resident Kristina Spadavecchia is dead after she slammed into a car that allegedly ran a red light at the intersection of SW 18th street and Powerline Road.
The crash happened around 1:45 p.m. Sunday.
According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, “Vanessa Castor of Parkland was stopped on SW 18th at Powerline, heading east bound in her VW Tiguan. When the right turn lane signal turned green, Castor proceeded east (straight) through a red light. As she entered the intersection, Castor observed motorcycles heading northbound through the intersection and stopped. One of the motorcycles was able to avoid hitting Castor, however Kristina Spadavecchia was unable to (stop) and struck the passenger side of Castor’s car. Spadavecchia was ejected and landed in the northbound lanes. She was transported to Delray Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead.”
Kristina Spadavecchia, 27, lived in the 2200 block of NE 36th Street in Lighthouse Point. Charges have not been filed against Castor as the investigation continues.
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